Buddy Holly (7 Sep 1936 - 3 Feb 1959) was an American musician & singer/songwriter who was a central figure of 50's rock & roll. His work with the band, the Crickets, defined the tradition of rock-n-roll lineup of 2 guitars, bass, & drums, and he was considered a 50's icon on par with Elvis, & Ed Sullivan. His untimely death in a plane crash, alongside fellow musician Ritchie Valens, is referred to as The Day the Music Died.
Musician Buddy Holly. | These 17 Historic Photos With Colour Added Are Incredible.......DIED AT THE AGE OF 22 FROM A PLANE CRASH ALONG WITH RITCHIE VALENS AND THE BIG BOPPER.........SO SAD THEY WERE GONE BEFORE THEIR TIME.